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Guide to the Mildred H. Lavin papers

Collection Overview

Date Span: 1972-1988
Creator: Lavin, Mildred H.
Extent: 1.00 linear inch.
Collection Number: IWA0158
Repository: Iowa Women's Archives
Summary: Professor in instructional design and outreach education at the University of Iowa's College of Education.

Alternate Extent Statement: 3 audiocassettes [AC321-AC323]

Arrangement: One folder, shelved in SCVF; three audiocassettes shelved in audiocassette collection.

Access: The papers are open for research.

Use: Copyright has been transferred to the University of Iowa.

Acquisition: The papers (donor no. 230) were donated by Mildred H. Lavin in 1995.

Preferred Citation: Mildred H. Lavin papers, Iowa Women's Archives, The University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City.

Repository: Iowa Women's Archives
Address: 100 Main Library
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-5068
Curator: Kären Mason
Email: lib-women@uiowa.edu
Website: http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/iwa

Mildred H. Lavin was an assistant professor in instructional design and outreach education in the University of Iowa's College of Education from 1972 to 1987. She also taught general science for four years at Chute Jr. High School in Evanston, Illinois. Lavin was the head of the Outreach Education program at the University of Iowa from 1978-1987 and was the director of the Saturday and Evening Class Program from 1971-1978.

Lavin was active in the Iowa City Business and Professional Women organization and chaired the "Women in Higher Education Administration" conference in 1975 and the "Women in Research" conference from 1985-1987 at the University of Iowa.

The Mildred H. Lavin papers date from 1972 to 1988 and measure 1 linear inch. The papers consist of biographical information; newspaper clippings relating to women's rights and harassment; a presentation made by Lavin entitled "The American Woman, Higher Education and a Social Revolution"; a copy of Initiatives, the journal of the National Association for Women Deans, Administrators, and Counselors; and a copy of the speech Lavin gave to the Superintendents of the Iowa Public Schools, "Promoting Human Rights--By Promoting Women's Rights in Schools."

The three audiocassettes (AC321-AC323) are entitled "Multiple Allegiances," "Women and the workplace," and "Religion and mythology.

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